Seasons And Eclipses Science Quiz! Trivia

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Seasons And Eclipses Science Quiz! Trivia

Seasons and Eclipses Science Quiz: The Earth's revolution is responsible for ensuring there are four types of seasons: winter, spring, autumn, and summer. There are two types of eclipses, which are lunar and solar. The eclipses are differentiated based on which celestial body covers the other partially or fully. Do you know the type of eclipse occurs when a given part of the moon's shadow touches a region on Earth's surface? This quiz will refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the meaning of the acronym PAGASA?
    • A. 

      Philippine Atmospheric, Geographical and Astronomical Services Administration

    • B. 

      Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration

    • C. 

      Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Service Advertisement

    • D. 

      Philippine Atmosphere, Geographic and Astronomical Services Administration

  • 2. 
    Different seasons and eclipses exist for which of the following phenomenon?
    • A. 

      The movement of the Earth around the Sun and the Moon around the Earth

    • B. 

      The movement of the Sun around the Earth and the Moon around the Earth

    • C. 

      The movement of the Earth around the Sun and the Earth around the Moon

    • D. 

      The movement of the Earth and the Moon

  • 3. 
    Seasons change due to what particular reason? 
    • A. 

      The Earth is rotated and revolves around the moon

    • B. 

      The Earth is tilted and the moon revolves around the Earth

    • C. 

      The Earth is tilted and revolves around the sun

    • D. 

      The Earth is directed towards the sun

  • 4. 
    When the direct rays of the sun hit the Northern hemisphere, what season would this be?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 5. 
    Only one hemisphere receives direct rays from the sun. This is so because:
    • A. 

      The Earth is round

    • B. 

      the Earth is big

    • C. 

      the Earth is shifted horizontally

    • D. 

      the Earth is tilted

  • 6. 
    During what specific months do we experience a cold climate in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      February to September

    • B. 

      December to February

    • C. 

      August to November

    • D. 

      October to December

  • 7. 
    The following are correct definitions of "direct rays" but one.
    • A. 

      The rays of the sun hit the ground at 90 degrees

    • B. 

      The rays are vertical or perpendicular to the ground

    • C. 

      When the Sun’s rays strike the ground at a high angle, each square meter of the ground receives a greater amount of solar energy than when the rays are inclined

    • D. 

      The rays are horizontal and hits the ground at 180 degrees

  • 8. 
    What season results when a long day follows a short night? 
    • A. 

      Summer

    • B. 

      Winter

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 9. 
    Of the following descriptions about the term Equinox, which one is not true? 
    • A. 

      Equinox is the midway point between the two seasonal extremes

    • B. 

      It occurs twice within the year

    • C. 

      The literal translation of equinox means " equal night"

    • D. 

      It is the imaginary line that divides the northern hemisphere to the southern hemisphere

  • 10. 
    Which among the following is the right vertical shadow angle for summer solstice?
    • A. 

      The vertical shadow angle for a vertical equator-facing object is at its minimum at solar noon.

    • B. 

      The vertical shadow angle for a vertical equator-facing object is at its maximum at solar noon.

    • C. 

      The vertical shadow angle for a vertical equator-facing object is constant throughout the day.

    • D. 

      The vertical shadow angle for a vertical equator-facing object is constant throughout the night.

  • 11. 
    In the image shown of a solar eclipse, at what direction is the moon casting its shadow? 
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 12. 
    As the Earth goes around the Sun, the northern and southern hemispheres are alternately exposed to the direct rays of the sun which leads to: 
    • A. 

      The changes in seasons

    • B. 

      The occurrence of tidal waves

    • C. 

      A solar eclipse

    • D. 

      Change in the Earth's atmosphere

  • 13. 
    As the Moon goes around the Earth, it sometimes forms a straight line with the Sun and Earth leading to the occurrence of :
    • A. 

      Tidal Waves

    • B. 

      High tide

    • C. 

      Eclipses

    • D. 

      Seasons

  • 14. 
    What phase of the moon is shown in the image? 
    • A. 

      Waning gibbous

    • B. 

      Last quarter

    • C. 

      Waning Crescent

    • D. 

      Half moon

  • 15. 
    This eclipse occurs when the umbra of the moon's shadow touches a region on the surface of the Earth.
    • A. 

      Partial Solar Eclipse

    • B. 

      Total Solar Eclipse

    • C. 

      Annular Solar Eclipse

    • D. 

      Solar Eclipse

  • 16. 
    This eclipse occurs when the penumbra of the Moon's shadow passes over a region on the Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      Solar Eclipse

    • B. 

      Total Solar Eclipse

    • C. 

      Partial Solar Eclipse

    • D. 

      Annular Solar Eclipse

  • 17. 
    The following are characteristics of a Spring tide but one. 
    • A. 

      Tide with the greatest difference between low and high tide

    • B. 

      Gravity of sun and moon pull in the same direction

    • C. 

      Moon is at right angle to the sun

    • D. 

      Occurs at a new moon and a full moon

  • 18. 
    When the sunlight reflects off on the moon's near side, what phase of the moon would this be?
    • A. 

      Full moon

    • B. 

      Half moon

    • C. 

      Quarter moon

    • D. 

      New moon

  • 19. 
    When the sunlight reflects off the moon's far side, what phase of the moon is this called? 
    • A. 

      Full moon

    • B. 

      Half moon

    • C. 

      Quarter moon

    • D. 

      New moon